Political News Can Cause Anxiety

Political News Can Cause Anxiety As this year’s presidential election draws near, the controversy surrounding the candidates and the political atmosphere it is creating is making many Americans feeling more stress than usual. More than one in four people have felt stressed out by political discussions at work, according to a survey from the American Psychological Association (APA). The study …

Keep the Thanksgiving Spirit Alive All Year Round With a Gratitude Journal

Keep the Thanksgiving Spirit Alive All Year Round With a Gratitude Journal At Thanksgiving, people around the country gather at tables filled with a bounty of food and take turns telling each other what they are thankful for. This is a great tradition, but these sentiments are usually expressed in the moment, and fade as the day wears on. What …

Are American Politics Harming Muslim Teenagers’ Self-Esteem?

Are American Politics Harming Muslim Teenagers’ Self-Esteem? America is a superpower, and its politics have an effect on people around the globe. Politics is often considered an adult topic — maybe because children are too young to vote — but everyone is exposed to the situations that politics create. The politics between Muslim nations and America have been particularly tense …

How Societal Issues Have an Impact on the Self-Esteem of Muslims in the Western World

How Societal Issues Have an Impact on the Self-Esteem of Muslims in the Western World Ever since the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, Muslims from every nation have faced societal repercussions from Americans. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported a 1,700 percent increase of hate crimes against Muslim Americans from 2000 to 2001. Muslim Americans were …

Enrich Your Life — Avoid Negative People

Enrich Your Life — Avoid Negative People Negative people are everywhere and they can bring you down in so many ways. They are always complaining, criticizing, worrying out loud and more. They respond to anything you say with a negative comment. Even if you are a positive person, being around negative people all the time can challenge your self-esteem and …